Jessica Keller

Federal Way’s Aguayo graduates with AA, cosmetology license, next studying architecture

When Damaris Aguayo graduated from Truman High School in Federal Way June 17, she already had an associate’s degree and a cosmetology license in her… Continue reading

Investigators unable to determine cause of Center Plaza fire

Investigators seeking answers as to what started a fire that destroyed nine businesses at Federal Way’s Center Plaza shopping complex in late May wrapped up… Continue reading

Federal Way’s Big Dog Little Dog offers daycare, boarding services with all the comforts of home

When Carly Lenoir was planning to move her dog day care and boarding business out of her home and into a storefront, she contemplated every… Continue reading

Graduation another big milestone for Decatur High senior Kim Brainard

It has been a busy last two weeks for Decatur High School senior Kim Brainard, who will reach not one, but two, milestones. First she… Continue reading

Longtime Federal Way restaurant diversifies to stay in business

Since opening Lumpia World in June of 2006, Derick Ellis and his wife, Eleanor, have succeeded in the cutthroat restaurant industry in Federal Way by… Continue reading

Cancer survivors unite for annual Relay for Life in Federal Way

While the goal will be the same — to raise money for cancer research and support through the American Cancer Society — the 15th annual… Continue reading

Lantz helps elderly as SKFR community care coordinator

Tamara Lantz is responding to a different type of 911 emergency in South King County. Since she started her part-time position as South King Fire… Continue reading

Volunteering keeps Morton busy in retirement | Citizen of the Month

Bill Morton has the distinction of being the only volunteer to total a Federal Way Police Department vehicle. Morton was a department vehicle maintenance volunteer… Continue reading

Police arrest two suspects, seize 756 pot plants at Federal Way residence

Federal Way Police officers arrested a man and a woman Friday morning and seized several hundred marijuana plants at a Twin Lakes neighborhood residence Friday… Continue reading

Cause of destructive fire at Federal Way shopping complex still unknown

The cause of the two-alarm fire that destroyed nine businesses in a Federal Way building complex Sunday will likely not be determined for some time.… Continue reading

Brow and Lash Studio in Federal Way fulfills owner’s dream

For Mandeep Kaur, opening her own business is something she has wanted to do since she was a teenager in the state of Punjab in… Continue reading

Federal Way home destroyed in Monday morning fire

Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed an elderly man’s home in Federal Way early Monday morning. South King… Continue reading

Fire destroys businesses in Federal Way strip mall

An early morning fire destroyed a building housing several businesses at a Federal Way strip mall Sunday. South King County Fire & Rescue firefighters and… Continue reading

Unlikely heroes help homeless Federal Way woman reunite with dog

When Federal Way resident April Arne’s dog, Sikaya, got spooked by a loud argument and ran away about six weeks ago, the homeless woman was… Continue reading

Federal Way Farmers Market opens 14th season Saturday

In its 14th year, the Federal Way Farmers Market will kick off Mother’s Day weekend with fun events, farm-fresh fruits and veggies, food vendors and… Continue reading

Henry facilitates physically active culture at Lake Grove

Lake Grove Elementary’s Dana Henry describes herself as a “facilitator” rather than a teacher. A couple of weeks ago, Henry, a physical education teacher wrapping… Continue reading

Citizen of the Month: Volunteering at MaST Center keeps Federal Way woman young

For about two years, Kay Vallejo worked with her son at Highline College’s Marine Science and Technology Center at Redondo Beach to help reassemble the… Continue reading

Andy Hobbs hired as Federal Way Mirror’s new publisher

The Federal Way Mirror’s new publisher is not a stranger to the community. Sound Publishing has hired former Federal Way Mirror editor Andy Hobbs as… Continue reading

Federal Way seeking volunteers for Parks Appreciation Day

Community members are invited to join other volunteers this Earth Day to help clean and spruce up four Federal Way parks during the city’s Parks… Continue reading

Sacajawea Pet Health celebrating 40 years in Federal Way

Sacajawea Healthcare for Pets staff will celebrate the veterinary clinic’s 40th anniversary next month with a small party, but they know the milestone is a… Continue reading